Maiju Pohjanheimo

is a Finnish photojournalist and documentary photographer. Maiju Pohjanheimo has been working as a photojournalist since 2003 when she started her career with a political newspaper, Suomenmaa, in Finland. Pohjanheimo has been awarded the degree of Master of Arts having followed an approved programme of study in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at University of the Arts London. Currently Pohjanheimo works as a freelance photographer in Oulu, Finland.

When I work my aim is to connect to the emotions and bring this out in my pictures.


2011 Master of Arts in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography, University of the Arts London

2005 Bachelor of Media, Visual Communication,
Oulu University of Applied Sciences

2000 Secondary School Graduate,
Upper Secondary School of Haukipudas

Work experience

Freelance photographer, since 2010
Still Photographer, Matila Röhr Productions Oy, 2021
Still Photographer, Tekele Productions Oy, 2021
Still Photographer, Matila Röhr Productions Oy, 2020
Newspaper Kaleva, since 2013
Finnish Paralympic team in Sochi Paralympic Games 2014
Finnish Paralympic team in London Paralympic Games 2012
Sun Volley volleyball team, 2010
Seppälä School Photos, 2005-2011
Newspaper Suomenmaa and Oulu-lehti, 2003-2010
STS Alppimatkat, 2008, ski guide
Coronaria Media, 2004-2006


Otavamedia, Almamedia, A-lehdet, Lännen Media, Finnish Paralympic Committee, Oulu Sinfonia, Aito Media, Alma360, Opettaja-lehti, Sairaanhoitaja-lehti, Paperiliitto-lehti, STT-Lehtikuva.


Using Format